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Visit Dred Scott's Grave

View the three photos of monuments to Dred Scott below and answer the following questions:

  1. Why do you think the African Historical and Genealogical Research Society paid for a memorial to Dred Scott?
  2. What three facts do they include about the Supreme Court's decision?
  3. If you were to create a memorial to Dred Scott, what would it say? What would it look like? Draw the memorial on a separate sheet of paper. Be sure to include an inscription.

Monument 1

Dedicated by the African Historical and Genealogical Research Society

Monument 2

Monument 3

Photos from Findagrave.com

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